Aranmula Metal Mirrors or Aranmula Kannadi

Aranmula Metal Mirrors or Aranmula kannadi

English: This is a metal mirror created from s...

English: This is a metal mirror created from special metal alloys. This is manufactured in Aranmula near Chegannur in Kerala, India (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Aranmula Metal Mirrors or Aranmula kannadi as is known locally, is made of special alloys, the secret of which is known to a very few people in Aranmula. They are made by polishing the alloys by hand for several days. Aranmula kannadi is considered auspicious by Kerala brides.

Aranmula Metal Mirrors or Aranmula kannadi is made in the small village of Aranmula, in Kerala state, India. Aranmula Metal Mirrors are a geographically patented product and can not be made outside Aranmula.

Aranmula, in Pathanamthitta district is around 120 kilometers from Thiruvnanthapuram, the capital of Kerala. Chenganoor is the nearest railway station at 9 kilometers away. CNGR is the code to be used to book train ticket to Chenganoor at railway ticket booking website, http://irctc.co.in.

Cochin International airport is the nearest airport at 110 kilometers away.  Mavelikara – Kozhencheery state highway and Pandalam – Kozhencherry road passes through Aranmula.

There are no hotels to stay at Aranmula.  Pathanamthitta home stay or  Aranmula homestay from Joy Mathew at Aranmula junction is a good facility available very near to Aranmula Metal Mirror work site.

This article is published by George Thiruvilakalayil George, Aranmula.

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